Childhood Cancer Awareness on 9NEWS

As part of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, every Tuesday during September on 9NEWS Mornings, reporter Liz Kotalik shared stories of Colorado children facing cancer and some of the local organizations helping them. The series highlighted the devastation that comes with a cancer diagnosis, the lack of funding for research, and the great work being done…


September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to acknowledge the thousands of children and their families who are dealing with a cancer diagnosis, raise awareness about the reality of childhood cancer, and emphasize the importance of research. The Morgan Adams Foundation is proud to have partnered with Children’s Hospital Colorado and other renowned research…


2018 Race Against Kids’ Cancer raises more than $220,000 for pediatric cancer research!

  We Didn’t Just “GO BIG” in 2018, We Went HUGE! On every level, the 2018 Race Against Kids’ Cancer was a HUGE success!  In addition to a great week-end of vintage racing, Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing achieved some amazing results!  Here are just a few of the highlights from this year’s event: Our biggest…


International collaboration enables MAF researchers to apply for grant worth $9.6 million

Nick Foreman, MD, the Seebaum-Tschetter Chair of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at Children’s Hospital Colorado, has been leading the way in moving groundbreaking kids’ cancer research from the lab to the clinic in Colorado for more than two decades.  Dr. Foreman’s prescient decision to collect and store tumor samples means the Morgan Adams Foundation Pediatric Brain Tumor…


Cure Childhood Cancer License Plate

Gabriel Santistevan is a 14-year-old brain tumor survivor from Aurora, Colorado who has spent the last 12 months working to complete the steps necessary to create a childhood cancer awareness special license plate, including acquiring more than 8,000 petition signatures and testifying at a handful of committee hearings in the Colorado Senate and House of…


Like a Boss Hats

LIKE A BOSS HATS TO SUPPORT PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH These hats were designed with Leigh and Cooper in mind. The “like a boss” logo celebrates, Leigh Anderson, who decided to handle her cancer diagnosis “like a boss.” She had this tattooed on her arm and many of her loved ones have done the same. The back…


RESEARCHER SPOTLIGHT Adam Green, MD

Dr. Adam Green joined the neuro-oncology group at Children’s Hospital Colorado in 2014. He has a dual role – caring for patients at Children’s Hospital Colorado in the pediatric neuro-oncology department and conducting research for The Morgan Adams Foundation Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Program. His goal is to develop better treatments, and ultimately a cure,…


MAF Families and Supporters Invited to Attend ISPNO 2018 Family Day

On June 29th, The Morgan Adams Foundation and other organizations will host Family Day on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Denver. ISPNO Family Day will include a full day of programs specifically created for families of Central Nervous System tumor patients and will cover a wide range of topics, including research updates, education…


2018 Funding 625k to Support 11 Research Projects

Doctors and Researchers of The Morgan Adams Foundation Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Program The Morgan Adams Foundation Board of Directors has granted $625,000 to fund 11 research projects and equipment in The Morgan Adams Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Program at Children’s Hospital Colorado in 2018. This brings the total amount of research dollars we’ve funded…


Thank You for Making the 2nd Annual ZCC a BIG Success

(c) A Fine Photographer, 2018 I want to thank every volunteer, restaurant, brewery and distillery for donating their TIME and talents to the 2nd Annual Zach’s Chili Challenge! It’s because of people like yourselves that The Morgan Adams Foundation continues to be a driving force in raising money for research in the fight against pediatric…